University of Udine

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Coordinates: 46°4′51″N 13°12′42″E / 46.08083°N 13.21167°E / 46.08083; 13.21167

University of Udine
Università degli Studi di Udine
Logo of the University of Udine
Latin: Universitas Studiorum Utinensis
TypeState-supported
Established1978
RectorProf. Roberto Pinton
Students17,000
Location,
Sports teamsCUS Udine
Websitewww.uniud.it

The University of Udine (Italian Università degli Studi di Udine) is a university in the city of Udine, Italy. It was founded in 1978 as part of the reconstruction plan of Friuli after the earthquake in 1976. Its aim was to provide the Friulian community with an independent centre for advanced training in cultural and scientific studies and it is an important centre for the studies of Friulian language.

The University is actively involved in student and staff exchange projects with universities within the European Union, Australia and Canada, and is currently engaged in close collaboration with several universities from Eastern Europe and other non-EU countries. Moreover, the University participates in many research projects at national and international level. The present number of students enrolled at the University is approximate 17,000.

Organization

These are the 8 Departments (from the January 1st 2017) in which the university is divided into:

Udine, palazzo florio 01.JPG

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